February 16, 2012 RSS feed / News

TWEC awards Operation Round Up local grants

Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative’s  Community Trust Board awarded $9,600 in Operation Round up grants this month to 10 local organizations.  They are: o City of Bertha - $1,200 toward playground resurfacing; o Bluffton Fire & Resc More...

Artful Market gallery night

David Rickert was the featured artist during the first gallery night at the Artful Market in Staples. He has moved some of his paintings from David’s Art Gallery, on 2nd Ave. More...

Bank project completed

The Staples Motley Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at First International Bank & Trust in Staples to celebrate the completed drivethrough and remodeling of the bank. More...

Sheriff patrols cut by Clarissa

At the request of the village of Clarissa, the Todd  County Sheriff’s Office will reduce the number of hours its deputies patrol in the town from thirty to fourteen hours per week.  Clarissa is cutting back the hours of policing due t More...

Grand Champions

Cass and Wadena Poultry Project Bowl team from the Staples and Motley area won Grand Champion at the Northern Minnesota 4-H Project Bowl Invitational in Goodridge on Feb. 11. More...

Wadena has new OB/GYN doctor

Tri-County Health Care welcomes Janelle Strom, M.D. as its Obstetric and Gynecological (OB/GYN) Specialist. Dr. Strom will begin her practice at Tri- County Health Care on Feb. 20.  More...

Staples Elementary science fair winners speak

Grand prize winners at the Staples Elementary Science Fair talked about their projects. More...

New literature classes expanding genres

Upper class English romance is literally worlds away from aliens and robots in space, but Staples Motley students Rebecca Pugsley and Zach Sanderson have enjoyed exploring both worlds as students in two new classes at the high school, British literat More...

Morrison County Sheriff’s Department reports

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Department responded to a complaint from Barb Becker of Cushing Feb. 5, that their cabin and shed (located on Azure Rd.) had been broken into. More...

Sights on eye clinic

The Staples Motley Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting during the open house at Staples Eye Clinic, with new owners Seth and Brooke Dokken, chamber members and customers. More...

Local students receive arts council grants

The Five Wings Arts Council, one of eleven regional arts councils throughout Minnesota, recently awarded grant funding for arts projects in Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties. More...

Correction

A name was inadvertently missed in the Staples Motley District Spelling Bee cutline in the Feb. More...

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Haugen brings tech expertise

Chad Haugen of Staples, has developed his wide ranging experience in technology to the point that his business will host a trade show in Staples.  “We are not your typical contractor, we are a technology contractor,” said Haugen.&nbs More...

Kuschel competes in MFBF contest

Mike and Mary Sams and Matt Sams, Staples, and Miles and Sarah Kuschel, Sebeka, joined nearly 100 county Farm Bureau members at the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation ( MFBF) Promotion and Education Conference Jan. 27-28 in Rochester.  More...

Todd County Chaplain serves as a beacon

Dave Greaver is in his sixth year of acting as a “beacon of light and hope in dark and difficult situations” in Todd County. More...

Donation made to Cass County Sheriff’s Office

Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that Robert Eddy made a donation of $1,000 to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office Recreational Division on behalf of The Eddy Family Foundation.  More...

FED Science Fair awards ceremony Feb. 16

Motley Science Fair winners to compete

Ribbon winners from the Motley Science Fair will go on to compete at the Freshwater Education District Science Fair Feb. 15 and 16, at the Bertha- Hewitt Community Center.   The public is invited to attend the FED Fair on Thursday, Feb. More...